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Chillida-Leku Museum

B0 Jauregui, 66 | Hernani, Gipuzkoa, Spain
+34 943 33 60 06
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A private paradise

We had the place to ourselves and what a treat. The grounds the studio, the artwork were all... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2016
MoxieBoston
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Boston
Inspiring Art Outdoors in Basque Country

This is the perfect way to experience the monumental art of Eduardo Chillida. This garden is... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2015
852larryd
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CHILLIDA-LEKU is an outdoors museum that gathers the work of Eduardo Chillida (San Sebastián 1924-2002) in the properties of “Zabalaga farmhouse”, constructed in 1594 at the town of Hernani (Guipúzcoa-Spain). 10 kilometers far from San Sebastián, 40 sculptures of great format stand out on the ground of 12 hectares and a hundred small format works and drawings, created during 50 years of work, appear inside the restored farmhouse. In the same town in 1951, after his brief Parisian experience, Eduardo Chillida began his works in the forge of a blacksmith.
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18 May 2016
“A private paradise”
9 Nov 2015
“Inspiring Art Outdoors in Basque Country”
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B0 Jauregui, 66 | Hernani, Gipuzkoa, Spain
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+34 943 33 60 06
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

We had the place to ourselves and what a treat. The grounds the studio, the artwork were all amazing. I believe you have to still email the foundation to get access to see the grounds and studio. Worth the extra effort.

3  Thank MoxieBoston
Reviewed 9 November 2015

This is the perfect way to experience the monumental art of Eduardo Chillida. This garden is reached easily by bus from San Sebastian and worth the effort to visit. You may encounter Chillida's sculptures in many cities of the world but to see many of...More

2  Thank 852larryd
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Went here years ago now, but have been thinking of it again recently. Chillida's work is superb and the museum was really well laid out. Really worth the trip.

Thank tuhpeegee
Reviewed 4 February 2011

Our wonderful hosts at the Pension Bellas Artes told my wife and I needed to pay a visit to the Chillida museum. This was emphasized even more by the the fact that apparently they were closing at the end of 2010. Personally I am not...More

Thank jandtpeters
Reviewed 4 January 2011

We loved San Sebastian, but we found it a cultural desert, at least as far as art and galleries and museums were concerned. This beautiful place and art refreshed us like an oasis. It seems that the Basque government does not wish to support it,...More

4  Thank andylikesfootie
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Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile
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Reviewed 12 May 2014
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Reviewed 1 May 2012
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PamA1704
Is the museum still closed even though it is San Sebastian's year as European City of Culture? We couldn't find out in order to visit and it was too far to take the risk. The website says both that it is open 24hours a day and that it is clear see. Which is it, Trip Advisor? Thanks.
18 April 2016|
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Response from PamA1704 |
Is it Closed, not 'clear see'! Thanks
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